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James Bond Is Back in Jamaica

 The newest James Bond film is out in theaters on Sept. 30, and it doesn’t just mark the return of 007 to the big screen.  It also marks his return to Jamaica — the island without which his character would not …

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Eclipse at Half Moon, Jamaica’s Stunning New Luxury Resort

 It doesn’t happen overnight. It doesn’t grow in a week. It can take years. It can take decades.  Or, in the case of the legendary Half Moon in Montego Bay, Jamaica — it can nearly three quarters of a century.  Since …

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Caribbean Moment: A Tree Frog Serenade at Half Moon, Jamaica

 It’s one of the loveliest sounds in the Caribbean: the twilight serenade of tree frogs.  We captured this beautiful music during a recent stay at the Eclipse at Half Moon resort in Jamaica, a moment of pure Caribbean.  It’s song …

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 Whether it’s serenity of the cliffs of Negril, the sands of Montego Bay’s crescent shores or the sizzle of jerk in Port Antonio, Jamaica is the Caribbean’s sensory feast, a vibrant, endlessly energetic destination that never ceases to make you …

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 Frontier Airlines is expanding again in the Caribbean, with the low-cost carrier set to launch new flights to Montego Bay, Jamaica, Caribbean Journal has learned. In May, Frontier will launch new service from Miami to Montego Bay, Jamaica.  “We’re excited …

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 In the Caribbean, luxury is different.  Of course, any great resort must have excel in the fundaments of luxury: food and drink; interior and exterior design and, most importantly, service.  But Caribbean luxury transcends that. In the Caribbean, luxury is …

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 Caribbean hotels are moving rapidly to offer COVID-19 tests on-site to guests, responding to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC’s) new requirement that international air travelers entering the United States produce a negative COVID-19 test taken within …

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 If a fortune teller had stirred her tea leaves left instead of right one day in 1962, the world outside of Jamaica might never have heard of ska, reggae, or Bob Marley. That’s how close legendary record producer and Island …

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 The most exciting new hotel to launch in Jamaica in years is open and welcoming guests, Caribbean Journal has learned.  Eclipse at Half Moon, the major new luxury resort set at the island’s iconic Half Moon resort, has relaunched. The …

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 The most exciting new luxury resort in Jamaica in years is set to reopen in October, Caribbean Journal has learned. The new Eclipse at Half Moon, a new luxury resort at the iconic Half Moon property in Montego Bay, will …

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 It’s at the core of any hotel design, and something that’s even more essential in a destination like the Caribbean: landscape architecture. And for years, Tom Hicks has been at the forefront of the industry, most recently with his work …

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 Jamaica is planning to reopen its borders for tourism on June 15, and the island is now readying what officials are calling an “extensive” set of operational protocols for health and safety.  Most notably, travelers to Jamaica will be screened …

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 Many top Jamaica hotels are making upgrades to prepare for the eventual return of travelers to the island.  While Jamaica has not yet announced a reopening date for tourism, a number of properties are refurbishing, refreshing and reimagining themselves for …

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 Ever since Ursula Andress took her sensuous stroll out of the surf at Dunn’s River Falls in 1962’s Dr. No, there’s been a love affair between the James Bond movies and the Caribbean.  And the sultry relationship continues right through …

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 The most highly-anticipated hotel opening of 2020 is here: the new Eclipse at Half Moon, Jamaica’s new standard-bearer luxury hotel, which has officially launched in the heart of Montego Bay. The 57-room beachfront hotel is a major new addition to …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Jamaica’s major tourism hub of Montego Bay is set for a full-fledged hotel boom.  Some 6,000 new hotel rooms are coming to the destination on the northwestern coast of Jamaica over the next five years, …

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 By Alexander Britell Half Moon, one of the most iconic resorts in Jamaica, has appointed a leading American resort company to manage the property. Half Moon has appointed Salamander Hotels and Resorts, which manages some of the top resorts in …

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 By the Caribbean Journal staff Montego Bay is booming. The Jamaican travel hub, which is seeing a massive boost in new airlift in 2019, will get another lift in November with the launch of new daily American Airlines flights from …